Anne Heche’s Son Homer Celebrates 21st Birthday With Dad Coleman

Coleman Laffoon and son Homer.
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A bittersweet celebration. Anne Heche‘s son Homer marked his twenty first birthday almost one yr after the late actress’ loss of life.

Homer rang within the milestone along with his father, Coleman “Coley” Laffoon. “21 years goes quick. Earlier than you already know it the journey of a lifetime has change into two lives. Intertwined, inseparable within the sense that what’s in a single is within the different,” the 49-year-old captioned an Instagram carousel on Thursday, March 2. “Homer is in me as a lot as I’m in him. It’s baked in.”

The proud dad continued: “We’re spending two nights in San Fran, a father-son journey celebrating this symbolic passage into maturity. He’s come by way of his challenges on his phrases. Can’t ask for way more. Has a promising new job, nice mates, is a loving son and brother. Hopefully that’s conveyed in thr [sic] faces within the photos right here. He’s doing nice and it feels so good.”

Laffoon shared quite a lot of throwback images and present snaps, ending his tribute with a message to Heche. “Not possible to not shut my eyes and consider @anneheche zooming across the cosmos, swinging by Northern California, smiling her understanding and nonetheless weak smile as she races previous,” he wrote. “He’s good Anne. Thanks for trusting him to me. It’s going to maintain being nice. I promise. … To everybody else, thanks for being a part of this experience. We’re all intertwined and I’m so glad.”

The Ohio native additionally shared his prolonged put up by way of his Instagram Story, including that his son’s twenty first birthday “appears like a giant deal.”

Heche and Laffoon welcomed Homer in 2002, one yr after they tied the knot. The previous couple — who started courting in 2000 after Heche’s cut up from Ellen DeGeneres — known as it quits in 2009.

The cameraman’s celebration with Homer comes lower than one yr after the One other World alum’s loss of life at age 53. She was concerned in a sequence of automobile collisions in Los Angeles on August 5, 2022, which left her severely burned and injured.

Anne Heche's Son Homer Celebrates 21st Birthday With Dad Coleman Laffoon: 'He's Good Anne' blue sweater

Homer and Coleman Laffoon.
Courtesy Coleman Laffoon/Instagram

Heche was hospitalized after being faraway from the scene. On the time, her rep revealed that she was in a coma and in vital situation. She was formally pronounced useless on August 11, 2022.

Homer addressed his mom’s loss of life days later. “My brother Atlas and I misplaced our Mother. After six days of just about unbelievable emotional swings, I’m left with a deep, wordless disappointment,” he mentioned in an announcement, referring to Heche’s son with ex James Tupper. “Hopefully my mother is free from ache and starting to discover what I wish to think about as her everlasting freedom.”

Following a bitter authorized battle with Tupper, 57, over management of the Name Me Loopy creator’s property, Laffoon shared an replace on Homer’s therapeutic in the course of the vacation season.

“@homerheche has been by way of lots,” he captioned an Instagram picture of his son adorning a Christmas tree in December 2022. “To have him with us, capping the tree with a star, sharing his pleasure & loving and being liked by his household is a second that takes my breath away. I wish to share that second right here. We’re fortunate and grateful to have Homer with us. Three cheers for Ho-ho-Homer. We love you.”